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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a miserly manner; Poorly or in an inferior manner; In a despicable, ignoble manner; In a nasty ill-tempered manner.

Usage examples (38)
  • They lived meanly and without ostentation
  • Troops meanly equipped
  • This new leader meanly threatens the deepest values of our society
  • Here and now was his vindication, here at last the proof that he had not chosen his calling meanly, nor in all selfishness. for more
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